Missouri Aviation Historical Society

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November Meeting- Sabreliner’s 50th Anniversary!

Numerous aviation historians, enthusiasts, and former/current Sabreliner employees joined us on Thursday November the 21st for a celebration and presentation on the Sabreliner’s 50th anniversary. The night included various announcements, tables full of company memorabilia, a custom cake, and a very intriguing presentation/video by former employee Doug Allen. Although parts of the plane were assembled in California, the people of St. Louis and Perryville put the plane into the skies. Sabreliner […]

October Meeting- Fall Movie Night!

The Missouri Aviation Historical Society held their monthly meeting on October 17th, 2013. The meeting featured brief announcements, a viewing of MOAVHIST member Joe Gurney’s ride in the ‘Despicable Blimp’, fresh popcorn, a cake for President Dan O’Hara’s birthday, and finally a showing of the 1953 movie “Island in the Sky” starring John Wayne. As always, special thanks to Creve Couer Airport and Vice President Albert Stix’s efforts with the popcorn […]

July 2013 Meeting- The McDonnell Goblin

You can view an excellent write-up, and more photos from our July 2013 meeting, which focused on the McDonnell XF-85 Goblin. The meeting featured presentations, a film, and comments by the sole remaining McDonnell employee who worked on the project, Mr. Les Eash. An original wind-tunnel model was put up for display by the Greater St. Louis Air and Space Museum. This meeting’s attendance was around 60 persons, and took place at Creve […]